FG 5 (Executive Branch) (White House Central Files: Subject Files)

Scope and Content Note

Materials in the Executive Branch subject category (FG 5) include topics related to organization and financing, such as Executive, Cabinet and government reorganization, revenue sharing, supplemental appropriations, the Executive Reorganization Act, and the President's Advisory Council on Executive Reorganization (PACEO). Principal correspondents include: Kenneth Cole, John Ehrlichman, John Evans, Harry R. Haldeman, Peter Flanigan, Herbert Klein, John Sears, Maurice Stans, William Timmons, and John Whitaker.

The Executive file category within this subject category includes the correspondence of the President, White House Staff and Administration officials with heads of state, members of Congress, political party members, personal acquaintances and business, patriotic and special interest organizations. The General file category mainly contains correspondence of the President and White House Staff with members of Congress, business, patriotic and special interest organizations and the general public. Many of the same subjects and correspondents, however, may be found in both files.

Related materials may be found in the following subject categories:

FA 7 Revenue Sharing

FG Federal Government-Organizations

FG 250 President's Advisory Commission on Executive Reorganization (PACEO)

FG 999 Proposed Departments - Boards - Agencies - Commissions

FI 4 Budget - Appropriations


Materials concerning Executive, government and Cabinet reorganization, the President's Advisory Council on Executive Reorganization (PACEO, Ash Council), the National Committee for Reorganization and Revenue Sharing, task force reports on telecommunications and oil imports policies, the Freedom of Information Act, and proposed agencies or offices such as the Department of Community Development and consumer and intergovernmental relations offices are found in these files.

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